Paul Town

Darlington Farwells Feethams

*This is the first in a series by Paul Town on his reflections on different stadia and football clubs. Paul has visited hundreds of grounds throughout the UK, as a fan of Bradford City and more recently as a professional painter. I was commissioned by the committee of the new Darlington Football Club to paint…

Paul Town: Stadium Painter

Around the time of the 30th anniversary of the Bradford City/Valley Parade fire, The Guardian featured a story on Paul Town and his paintings. I went to his website, Stadium Portraits, and liked what I saw. The name itself referred to the human qualities of stadiums. The paintings were inexact imaginings of old stadiums; some…

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